The Dam Issue

The dam at the eastern end of Williams Lake deserves it’s own “Issues” section. This is it.
The dam featured prominently in our October 2020 Newsletter (click to read).


In September 2020 The Halifax Chronicle Herald ran the following story on Williams Lake’s low water levels and the need to address the crumbling dam:

Chronicle-Herald: (Sept. 11, 2020): Fix needed ‘sooner rather than later,’ for Williams Lake’s falling water level, says area councillor

Drone view Williams Lake water levels
photo: Chronicle-Herald

In October 2020 local TV news crews visited Williams Lake to report on the dam and water level issues. See our collection of news items here (click below to view):


The history of the Williams Lake dam is also on our website (click below to view):